NEWS FOR MARCH 2014
Equality Act no barrier to better health support for deaf people
Added 28 Mar 2014
The Equality Act does not prevent health workers recording deafness and communication needs in patient notes, the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) has confirmed.
Inequality of access leading to poor health in deaf people
Added 26 Mar 2014
Signature yesterday welcomed the Sick Of It report which revealed how the inaccessibility of health services is leading to poor health outcomes in deaf people.
A Message For Centre Administrators
Added 21 Mar 2014
If you have candidates that you are wanting to enrol for the NVQ3 qualification, please note all candidates for BSL/ISL311 and BSL/ISL312 must be registered on the portal before 31 March 2014. The External Verifier to visit the centre and verify these units by 31st March 2015.
Minister pledges to promote new deaf aware care quality mark for residential care homes
Added 06 Mar 2014
Norman Lamb, Minister for Care and Support, has pledged to support and promote a new Deaf-Aware Care quality mark for residential care homes launched by RAD and [sonus], two national charities that support Deaf people.